Politics

10:59am

Tue December 13, 2011
Politics

Connecting the dots: Top stories for Tuesday, December 13

Newly-elected mayor Ed Lee wants to eliminate homelessness in San Francisco, and he says the magic number to do it is three million -- dollars, that is. $500,000 of those dollars come from a Dave Matthews Band fundraising concert in 2005...

65% of California adults support Governor Jerry Brown's  plan to raise sales and income taxes on people that earn over $250,000 a year...

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12:00pm

Mon December 12, 2011
City Visions: December 12, 2012

Far From Rome: On Being Gay and Catholic in the Bay Area

Host: Joseph Pace

Producer: Susan Britton

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9:52am

Wed December 7, 2011
Politics

Connecting the dots: top news stories for Wednesday, December 7

Early this morning police took down San Francisco’s Occupy encampment – the last large Occupy camp in the Bay Area. Seventy people were arrested, a few on felony charges of assaulting an officer…

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9:39am

Tue December 6, 2011
Politics

Connecting the Dots: Top stories for Tuesday, December 6

In an attempt to prevent deeper cuts to schools and other public services, Governor Jerry Brown has filed a ballot measure that would increase the sales tax by half a cent and income taxes by one or two percent, depending on annual salary. People who earn less than $250,000 will not see any change in their income tax rate. A number of outside groups have filed alternative tax measures as well, so tax hikes in California may be inevitable...

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4:45pm

Thu December 1, 2011
Politics

Thursday's Your Call: What role should athletes play in our political dialogue?

On the next Your Call, we'll have a conversation with former Olympic sprinter John Carlos and sportswriter Dave Zirin about their book, The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World. Carlos is famous for his politically-charged Black Power salute with Tommie Smith at the 1968 Olympics. How much power does a professional athlete have to speak out to the world beyond sports? And why do we listen?

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